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Perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens--a case report.

Anastazy Omulecki, Jacek Dabkowski, Małgorzata Żak-Prelich

Med Sci Monit 2000; 6(3): CS602-604

ID: 421302


Perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens is a rare suppurativedisease of the scalp of unknown aetiology. The treatment is usually difficult and often disappointing.In the case presented in the current work, the remission was achieved with nine-month isotretinoin treatment.

Keywords: Adult, Biopsy, Dermatologic Agents, folliculitis, Humans, Isotretinoin, Male, Scalp